| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:36 AM
Not every athlete feels like going home and sulking after a tough loss. Some need a good distraction to take their mind off the disappointment.
The Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa, Kris Versteeg, Nick Leddy, Corey Crawford and Brandon...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:35 PM
All the empty seats began to frustrate Jack Kent Cooke.
The Canadian entrepreneur brought professional hockey to Los Angeles with an expansion team — the Kings — in the mid-1960s. At the very least, he expected to sell tickets to fellow...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:11 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Justin Williams' flair for the dramatic allowed the Los Angeles Kings to prevail in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals.
Williams scored 4:36 into overtime, lifting the Kings to a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers before a sellout crowd of...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:11 PM
"If the referee goes by the rule book now, there will be nobody left to play the hockey game." — Bill Chadwick, New York Rangers television analyst
The ice at the Forum was so crowded that night in 1981, it looked like the rink at New York's...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:33 PM
The face of Hollywood's hockey revolution looks like a closed fist.
The most powerful voice of Tinseltown's growing hockey chorus is an undiscernible mumble.
The biggest name on the Southland's coolest sports powerhouse is one that many people...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:47 PM
SAN JOSE — When there was every reason to give up, the Kings continued to fight.
When they had every excuse to moan about the San Jose Sharks being too fast and too big and too deadly at creating outnumbered rushes — all of which was true in...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:38 PM
As the captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, a high-profile position in a passionate hockey market, Mike Richards couldn't go anywhere — to a baseball game, a restaurant, a club — without being recognized.
That changed when he was traded to...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Wayne Gretzky, the ice hockey legend, has put an estate up for sale in Westlake Village at $10.5 million.
Set in a gated community, the 8,711-square-foot house, built in 2006, is entered through a courtyard with fountain. Double doors open to spacious...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Gather 'round for a history lesson, of bright playoff campaigns gone bad . . . and gone south, fast.
Sunday night's debacle at San Jose wasn't the first time the Kings have given up seven consecutive goals in a playoff game. It happened during, of all...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Paulina Gretzky isn't a professional golfer. Her connection to the golf world is as the fiance of PGA player Dustin Johnson.
Apparently that was good enough for Golf Digest magazine to put the scantily clad 25-year-old daughter of NHL legend Wayne...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
After teeing off at 8:06 a.m. Friday morning, Lexi Thompson spent the next four hours crafting a sizzling eight-under-par 64 at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
Thompson, a 19-year-old Floridian, then waited to see if anyone could charge past her in...